IMF's acting director on U.S. and China: "It takes two to tango"

Aug 5, 2019
"Both sides should sit down and talk more," says David Lipton of the International Monetary Fund.
Then-IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton in 2018.
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India hits back at U.S. over steel tariffs

Jun 17, 2019
India hit the U.S. with some retaliatory tariffs of its own, a response to U.S. steel and aluminium penalties levied on many countries.
An Indian worker unpacks steel coils unloaded from an Indian Railways train at a new private freight terminal in Sachana village near Viramgam, some 50 kms from Ahmedabad on January 27, 2016.
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China and the emerging markets no longer key engine of global growth

Oct 19, 2018
What goes up must come down. In the case of the Chinese economy, what grows like an economic weed inevitably starts to slow down. Today we learned China grew by a mere 6.5 percent the latest quarter. The country’s lowest…

China and the emerging markets no longer key engine of global growth

Oct 19, 2018
What goes up must come down. In the case of the Chinese economy, what grows like an economic weed inevitably starts to slow down. Today we learned China grew by a mere 6.5 percent the latest quarter. The country’s lowest…

Trade consultants get a boost from tariff tensions

Oct 12, 2018
Anxious importers are flooding the phone lines of trade advisers; one has seen a 20 percent jump in business.
A worker about to move stock at the Medsource Labs warehouse in Chaska, Minnesota.
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